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Richard Liddell


Rick is developing an expertise in the specialist field of costs.  His experience includes:

  • Resisting and obtaining costs capping orders.
  • Successfully contesting a very senior Counsel’s CFA uplift in a personal injury claim.
  • Junior counsel to Justin Fenwick QC in litigation concerning the alleged under-settlement (by a firm of solicitors) of a number of claimants’ vibration white finger claims; a number of issues (generic and otherwise) in respect of costs required to be considered.
  • Advising on appropriate costs orders in the Regulatory field (for the British Horseracing Authority).
  • Appearing for both claimants and defendants in respect of applications for conditional (costs) orders and security for costs.
  • Lecturing firms of solicitors on the ramifications of the Part 36 costs regime and potential pitfalls for the unwary.